New Caledonia

Frequently Asked Questions for U.S. and Canadian Residents

Do missionaries called to New Caledonia need to make a consulate appearance?

Yes. Missionaries called to New Caledonia will now need to make a personal appearance at a French Consulate in order to obtain their visa for New Caledonia. Missionary Travel will arrange your personal appearance at the consulate.

How do I attach my photo to the application?

Paper clip photos to the visa application. Please do not glue or staple the picture to the application.

My signature does not match the name printed on my passport. Is that a problem?

No. Please sign any visa document that requires your signature the same way that you signed your passport.

Can I make corrections to my visa forms if the information already filled in is not correct?

You may use white out tape (not liquid) to make needed changes. Do not scribble or cross things out.

How do missionaries complete the parts of the visa application that there are no instructions for?

Missionaries MUST NOT complete anything on their visa application that they are not specifically instructed to complete.

What if missionaries already speak their mission language?

Missionaries' language skills will be tested by someone from the missionary training center. If missionaries are found to be language advanced, their missionary training center or travel date to the mission will change. Missionaries will receive further word from their priesthood leaders.

What if missionaries are planning an international trip before entering the missionary training center?

Missionaries should not plan/schedule a trip prior to entering the missionary training center. Their passport will need to be sent in with the other requested visa documents.

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